From waltz to samba, tango to rumba, millions of people up and down the country have been enjoying ballroom dancing of some description for centuries.

Whether it’s watching Strictly Come Dancing on television or being a regular at their local dance hall, people can’t seem to get enough of it.

Hampshire residents are certainly no exception – as the pictures on these pages show.

Some were simply strutting their stuff to be social, while others were choreographed to perfection for competitions.